Federal laws are preventing greater use of telehealth, according to a CMS report sent to Congress on Thursday.
Nearly 4,000 Arkansans lost their Medicaid expansion coverage in October because they didn't comply with the state's new work requirement. Another 8,462 low-income adults lost benefits in the previous two months.
The CMS might allow hospitals and health systems to pay directly for housing, healthy food or other solutions for the "whole person" through the Medicaid program, according to HHS Secretary Alex Azar.
The American Medical Association will advocate on a range of major population health policies including gender identity, Canadian drug imports and sexual assault treatment, as agreed upon by delegates at the group's 2018 interim meeting.
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation President and CEO Drew Altman dissects the outcomes of last week's midterm elections, including votes to expand Medicaid coverage.
The early association health plans being formed under a Trump administration rule finalized in June claim to comply with Affordable Care Act rules, yet still deliver lower premiums than comparable ACA exchange plans.
Providers can breathe a sigh of relief as a split House and Senate likely means that most of the sweeping healthcare policy changes are off the table until 2020. Plus, they may join forces with lawmakers on a common enemy: pharma.
Midterm election results in Alaska and Montana could lead to a rollback or repeal of Medicaid expansion, which would be the first reversals of the expansion trend across the country.
From the Rocky Mountains to the Great Plains to New England, Medicaid expansion got a big boost Tuesday from successful ballot initiatives in three states and gubernatorial victories by two Democrats who made expansion a central issue.
The ballot measure would have hiked taxes to cover no-cost, at-home healthcare services for seniors and disabled people regardless of income level.
Stanford Health Care will not see its budget cut by rate-setting ballot initiatives after two union-backed measures failed to pass.
House Democrats will hold the gavels for the first time in nearly a decade in a newly divided Congress where no one expects sweeping changes ... but where President Donald Trump will meet opposition oversight.